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Augsburger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from the city of Augsburg in Bavaria, named as the city (burg) of the Roman Emperor Augustus, in whose reign it was founded.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Nurnberger, Freiburger, Neuburger, Hunsberger, Seeburger, Burger

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Where is the Augsburger family from?

You can see how Augsburger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Augsburger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Augsburger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Augsburger families living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Augsburger's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Augsburger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Augsburger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Augsburger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Augsburger. 32% of Augsburger men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Augsburger women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Augsburger were Farming and Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Student Nurse
    18%
  • Nurse
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Augsburger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Augsburger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 534 immigration records available for the last name Augsburger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 807 military records available for the last name Augsburger. For the veterans among your Augsburger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Augsburger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Augsburger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Augsburger in 1958 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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